Bharti Airtel partners with UNICEF to provide education content in Africa
Indian telecom giant Bharti Airtel Limited has partnered with United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) to provide health, education and youth-focussed content to its customers in 17 African countries.
In this regard, Bharti Airtel limited and UNICEF have signed partnership agreement.
Partnership between them aims to improve African population’s access to health and education-related information from various innovative projects supported by UNICEF.
This agreement will help UNICEF to tap into Airtel’s mobile services to spread its health, education and youth-focused content to Airtel customers across the 17 African countries.
Through Airtel’s improved connectivity, mobile applications and services developed by UNICEF, such as eduTrac, mTrac and U-report will be freely accessible to Africans in these 17 countries.
Thus, by improving connectivity, this partnership seeks to empower millions of African children and youth with information and opportunities to help them become agents of change in their societies.